Alaska's schools need fair funding

We see in the news every day about how the Alaska Legislature is working on deep cutbacks for fire, police, road maintenance, schools and all the...
Ferry breakdown strands many Haines brewfest visitors

...between Haines and Juneau on Sunday.Empire advertising saleswoman Hadassah Nelson attended the fair and said she got the news about 1 p.m. Like others, she made alternate arrangements, getting a seat aboard the Alaska Fjordlines fast catamaran...
'I am strong'

...going through."Anderson is still peer tutoring classmates with disabilities. They too were excited when she shared the news about her ITP going into remission."David, he's very happy, when I told him I'm off my medicine he's, like...
Prosecutor: 6 officers indicted in death of Baltimore man

...Western District police station. By that time, Gray was non-responsive.In the neighborhood where Gray was arrested, the news was received Thursday evening more with a shrug than a cheer."We ain't worried about the indictment. We want a conviction...
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Gov. threatens layoffs without budget deal

...legislation on the special session proclamation including Alaska Safe Children's Act and Medicaid Expansion."Walker said at the news conference he's hopeful "that (the Legislature resolves) this... during the remaining nine days in the special...
Think again about Munoz

Recently Rep. Cathy Munoz explained to the News to the North, "For the last week our leadership has been working with the minority to try to come to agreement over the CBR...
Alaska Editorial: In Kenai, it's time to talk fishing

...first appeared in the Peninsula Clarion: Fishing was in the news this week (on the Kenai Peninsula, there aren't too many weeks when fishing isn't in the news), but with the start of salmon fishing approaching...
Anchorage family clings to hope murder will be solved

...attending. They pulled her husband outside and spoke to him in hushed tones.He came back in and nodded at her. She knew the news was bad before he said a word.On the day Shelley Connolly died, Jimmy Carter was president. Oil had been flowing through...
Saudis propose 5-day cease-fire in Yemen

...halt fighting.Hamed al-Bokheiti, a spokesman for the Houthi movement in the capital of Sanaa, was dismissive of the news of the cease-fire. "What cease-fire are we talking about? Airstrikes are continuing unabated," he told The Associated...
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Nonprofits get $1M from Hope Fund

...1 million from the Juneau Hope Endowment Fund through the Juneau Community Foundation. Recipients were excited to get the news on Tuesday.Saralyn Tabachnick, executive director of the AWARE shelter, had forgotten about the grant application...


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